# Notable Natives from Wisconsin Indian Tribes

Overview / Description:

Students will conduct research to learn about notable native people from one of the eleven tribes of Wisconsin and create a poster.

Learning goals/objectives:

After completing this activity, students should be able to . . .

Name at least three notable Native American's from any of the eleven tribes from Wisconsin. Who are they? Which tribe do they belong to? What makes them a notable person?

Content Standards:

1. Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.

Writing Standards 6–12

2. Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.

a. Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/ effect; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

b. Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.

c. Use appropriate transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.

d. Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

e. Establish and maintain a formal style.

f. Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented.

Research to Build and Present Knowledge

7. Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions for further research and investigation.

Materials:

Assessment

Did student use step sheet to assist with poster? Does poster include all the required elements from the step sheet?

Wrap-Up:

Hang up posters and/or make a digital presentation of posters

Extension Activity (for intervention or enrichment):